6 Bancroft Place1

The occupants of 6 Bancroft Place were:

#1. Arthur F. Leet (from 1930 to 1935).
The value of the house in 1930 was $10,000.2

Arthur F. Leet was born in 1900 in New York.2 Arthur F. Leet married Agnes R. in 1926.2 Arthur F. Leet appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 6 Bancroft Place, with Agnes R. as wife, and their child Nancy R..2 Arthur F. Leet was an engineer at the Telephone Company in New York.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Agnes was born in 1900 in Pennsylvania.2 Nancy was born in January 1928 in Pennsylvania.2 Arthur and Agnes were listed in 1930-5 at 6 Bancroft Place, and in 1937 at 720 Belmont, Ridgewood.

#2. John W. Beckett (from 1937 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $6,900.3

John W. Beckett was born in 1905 in New York.3 John W. Beckett married Frances J. Frances J.4,3,5 John W. Beckett was a clerk in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an office worker for a bank vate [sic!] company.4,3,5 Frances was born in 1906 in New Jersey.3 John and Frances lived in 1935 in Tenafly, Bergen County, New Jersey.3 John and Frances had 2 sons: John W. Jr. and Alan F.3 John was born in 1936 in New Jersey.3 Alan was born in 1938 in New Jersey.3


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2B (150), line 71-73.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10B (1314), line 46-49.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S10] 1941 Directory.